Steps To Link Aadhaar With Canara Bank Account

This year the Income Tax department of India has initiated several notifications at different points of time, stating the importance of linking Aadhaar with the bank account. The notification also carried the warning that not following this order will make all Aadhaar less bank account invalid. The government department has also asked all banks to spread this information amongst their customers so that all accounts are linked with Aadhaar by the end of the year.

An Aadhaar card is an identity card that comprises of a unique number which is issued by UIDAI. This number is different for different people. The card comprises of the basic demographic and identity details of a person. However, it must be noted that the most important feature is that the card also contains biometric details (like fingerprint and iris scan) which is kept in UIDAI database. It is because of these features that the Aadhar card is becoming a mandatory KYC document in almost every important process at present.

Today about 99 percent of Indian population who are above the age of 18 years of age are enrolled for an Aadhaar card or already holds an Aadhaar card.

About Canara Bank

Canara bank is one of the oldest private banks in India. It was established in 1906, by a philanthropist named Ammembal Subba Rao Pai in Mangalore. Some of product and services provided by the bank are:

  • Loans.
  • life insurance
  • Mutual Funds products
  • Accounts and deposits.
  • NRI banking.

The bank saw some major changes in service provisions when it decided to go paperless. It launched its first own digital banking branch named “CANDI” at Spencer Towers in MG Road, Bengaluru. It aims at providing end to end digital services to people.

Steps to link Aadhaar with Canara Bank Account

The Canara bank provides two methods by which you can connect your Aadhaar card with your bank account, that is, via online method and via offline method.

The steps that must be followed are provided below:

Link via offline method

In the offline method, you must carry the original as well as a photocopy of the bank’s passbook and Aadhaar card to your nearest bank branch. The following steps must be taken in the offline method:

  1. Visit the nearest bank branch.
  2. Collect the application form for Aadhaar and bank account seeding.
  3. Complete all the details in the form and submit it to the bank authorities.
  4. Submit the necessary KYC documents for verification.
  5. The bank will return the documents once the verification is completed.
  6. Once your application form is validated, your Aadhaar card will be linked to the bank account and a confirmation mail or SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number or email id.

Link via online method

In order to link Aadhaar with bank account via the online method, you will first have to register yourself on the official website of the bank. If you are already a registered user then the following steps must be taken to link Aadhaar with the bank account:

  1. Visit the official website of Canara bank of India.
  2. Log in using your user ID and password.
  3. Provide your 13 digit account number and customer id as provided in your passbook.
  4. After this, a one time password will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  5. Enter the OTP in the appropriate box and then click on “submit”.
  6. Once the Aadhaar gets linked to the bank account a confirmation mail or SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number or email id.

Aadhaar Seeding with the South Indian Bank

The Government has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar Card with every official document starting from the income tax return filing to linking the bank accounts. The Aadhaar card which is issued with the UIDAI has become a very significant document now. The Aadhaar card serves as both Identity Proof as well as Residential Proof. In this article, we are going to talk about the Aadhaar seeding with the South Indian Bank.

How to Link Aadhaar with the South Indian Bank

Currently, the bank is offering only two modes of Aadhaar seeding: Offline and Online.

Online Mode of Aadhaar Linking with the South Bank Account

To link your Aadhaar with the bank account online follow the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of the South Indian Bank.
  • Now login to your Internet Banking Account choosing the option “Retail User” or “Corporate User
  • Now login using the credentials (User Id and Password).
  • When you reach the homepage, choose the “Customer Service Tab”.
  • Choose “Update Aadhaar Number” option under the “Customer Services Tab”.
  • Now enter the Aadhaar Number and click o submit option.

As soon as you submit your Aadhaar seeding option, the South Indian Bank will verify your Aadhaar details and after the validation, your Aadhaar card will be linked to your South Indian Bank Account.

Offline Mode of Aadhaar Linking with the South Bank Account

If you are not comfortable with the online method of linking Aadhaar with the bank account, you can opt for an offline mode of Aadhaar Linking. All you have to do is visit the nearest Bank Branch and follow the steps given below:

  • Visit a nearest South Indian Bank Branch. Make sure that you carry a self-attested copy of your Aadhaar Card.
  • Now collect an Aadhaar seeding form from the counter and fill in the required details.
  • Submit the Aadhaar-Seeding Form along with a Self-Attested copy of Aadhaar Card.
  • When your Aadhaar is linked with the Bank Account successfully, then you will be notified with an SMS on your registered mobile number.